Castle Prints

Year 2 have been amazing artists this week! Linked to our castles topic, they designed their image and worked carefully to imprint their design onto a piece of foam without it breaking! Then this week, we rolled printing ink on to the foam and squashed it onto the paper. The children loved seeing their hard work… More

26th Apr 2022 – Electricians

Year 2 have been marvellous electricians! We have been discussing what electricity is, why it is so important and where it comes from. In our experiment, we were testing different objects to categorise them into whether they were electrical conductors or insulators. The children started by testing classroom objects, before moving on to some more… More

18th Oct 2021 – Trip to Beamish

Year 2 had a fantastic day out at Beamish Museum last week. They learnt about home life in the past, the differences between homes built now and then, and they looked at the changing roles of women by comparing home life now to how it used to be. Miss Davison, Miss Tetley and Mrs Charlton… More

Y2 Hoopstarz

Yesterday, our Y2 pupils enjoyed a Hoopstarz taster session with Tracey from KidzRfit. Mrs Kearney said “The session was brilliant. It’s all the children have talked about since, they have even taken the hoops outside for more practice!” Miss Tetley commented, “Coastguards are outside now practising again with some hoops.” Well done everyone!

Coastguards and Lifeboats Wall of Fame!

We are very impressed with the home learning taking place! Here are a few examples. Magnificent Maths! Excellent English!     Fabulous Forest School   Super Science         

Year 2 Historians visit Beamish!

To help reinforce what we have been learning in history this half term, the year 2 history team were able to research what life was like in the past by visiting Beamish. At the start of our history lessons, we have been discussing the key history skills that we will need in order to be… More

Cross-Phase Reading Afternoon

At the end of each half term, the children at Newsham Primary are very lucky because we get the chance to read with our friends in other year groups. This half term, year 5 came to read with us in Lifeboats. When we were finished, they filled in our reading records so our adults would… More

The Dark

In English lessons over the past few weeks, we have been studying the book the Dark by Lemony Snickett. The book was gradually revealed to us after we studied the front cover and watched book trailers. Check out our reaction to the book trailers below! We asked questions about the story before finding out more about… More

Lifeboats finally Meet Conker…

This week, while we were being biologists in science and looking for signs of Autumn in the woodland walk, we finally came across Conker. He was hiding in a tree. After bringing him back into our classroom, we thought of kind and positive statements that would make Conker feel comfortable and welcome in our classroom… More